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Principal's Message

The staff at Waitz Elementary School welcomes you and your family to the 2018-2019 School Year. We are committed to doing all we can to make this school year a successful experience for every student.

Here at Waitz we take pride in developing our students, teachers, parents and administrators to be the best they can be! This will be my fifth year serving as Principal at Waitz, and we are soaring to new heights each year. All of our initiatives are centered around our district and campus Mission and Vision Statement which centers on student success!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at (956) 323-6600 or rrodri38@mcisd.org

Thank you,

Mrs. Ruby Rodriguez

News & Announcements

December Literacy Night Featured Photo

December Literacy Night

Thursday - December 13, 2018, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Join us for a night of magic with Harry Potter activities!
Benchmark testing this week!

Benchmark Testing - December 10th - 14th

All 3rd - 5th grade students will be benchmark testing this week. Attendance is especially important this week! Students, don't forget to get plenty of sleep and eat a balanced breakfast so you can do your best on the test!
Mission Ballers Performance Flyer

Mission Ballers Performance - 6:00 PM

Go support your Waitz Elementary Mission Ballers at the 2nd Annual Mission CISD Basketball halftime performance! Students will exhibit their basketball skills and drills! Please see flyer for more details!
Thanksgiving Break School Closed

Thanksgiving Break - November 19th - 23rd

Our campus will be closed November 19th - 23rd for Thanksgiving Break! Classes will resume on Monday, November 26th. All students and staff are encouraged to have a safe and restful, family-oriented holiday! Don't forget to read your library books!
Delayed School Start

Late Start for Students - Wednesday, November 14th

Due to inclement weather, school will start at 9:45 am on Wednesday, November 14th. Buses will also be delayed by 2 hours. All after school tutorials/activities will be cancelled as well. A notice will be sent home with students today.

Upcoming Events

UIL Practice

Time: 3:30 PM – 5 PM
Location: Waitz Elementary
Dec 17
Students First * Innovation * Collaborative Ownership
Diversity * Continuous Learning
Our Vision: Mission CISD will prepare and inspire all students to be equipped to excel in the college and career of their choice, dominate 21st century skills in leadership, knowledge, language, and technology to compete in a global economy and serve as successful citizens in their community.

Fast Facts

  • Open enrollment full-day pre-K
  • 1,076 Professional Certifications Earned by Students
  • 12,000 College hours earned by class of 2017
  • Robotics Programs compete Nationally